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William S. Burroughs lecture - Part 1

Published July 20, 1976

First half of a lecture by William S. Burroughs including a tape recorded experiment called "Paranormal Voices," a cut-up experiment of Brion Gysin, experiments with Sommerville, messages from dreams, The Last Words of Dutch Schultz, and phrases of minimal context. Burroughs also discusses Shakespeare, computers, Homer, Gertrude Stein, James Joyce, T.S. Eliot, and Carl Jung. Lecture ends with a question and answer session. (Continues on 76p019.) Keywords: beat movement, experimental writing, aural poetry, cut-up.

Run time 1:16:29
Label / Recorded by Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics


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